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NYS ITS GIS Program Office

Geographic Information Systems Clearinghouse

GIS Data Set Details

Data Set Name Description Theme Metadata
New York State Forest Patches
Revised: February 2020
This layer depicts forested areas greater than 100 acres in size throughout New York State. Forested areas are defined using 2016 national land cover types including deciduous forest, evergreen forest, mixed forest, shrub/scrub, and woody wetlands, and accounting for fragmentation by roads and railroads. This information can be used in conservation priority setting.  Habitat
Land Use/Land Cover


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